Thursday, June 9, 2016

More updates today on former Greener Burger? Downtown foreclosure auction pulled. Consecutive nights of downtown concerts on the way. Mid 90s due Friday-Sunday.

The local news you need throughout your busy day from

Ware Mechanical forecast:

  • Look for mid-90s Friday-Sunday; Code Orange smog alert today for Bartow, metro Atlanta. Weather

Today's headlines:

  • Business: More updates on former Greener Burger? No sale on Avenue A/Fifth Avenue sites. Back to back downtown concerts. Business
  • Buzz: Broad Street traffic note. New look for parks & rec. Yard sale to benefit Clocktower. DOT projects in our area. Buzz
  • Health: Rome declares Tuesday 'Blood Assurance Day;' cake, Chick-fil-A vouchers await donors from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Health
  • 2.5 magnitude earthquake shakes Chattooga; second in two months. Quake
  • Weekend: RockFest at Tellus, Run for the Rescues, Second Samuel and Cave Spring Arts Festival. Weekend
  • Georgia Health News: Ellijay hospital closes; ER will reopen by November. GHN
  • Public Health restaurant inspection scores. Dining
  • Remembering Owen James Hicks, Mr. Earnest Lee Mostiller. Obituaries
  • Area arrest reports brought to you by Dr. Miniyar's Pediatrics. CrimeWatch
  • Calhoun Police: Decomposed body found in storage bay; no foul play suspected. CPD

Regular features:

  • 2016 Guide to Summer Camps in Northwest Georgia. Camps
  • Vacation Bible Schools plan a busy summer. What's ahead. VBS
  • Northwest Georgia traffic conditions via Google Maps or Waze.
  • Today's business headlines from  Georgia Trend
  • Northwest Georgia's best source for job leads. Click Career Builder

Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Sports Report

  • Rome Braves sweat out 11-inning win over RiverDogs, 3-2
  • Next: At Greensboro, today-Sunday.
  • Mills Fitzner's Rome Braves' home game photo gallery.
  • Upcoming community sports events. Online auction for Pepperell Volleyball.
  • Links to sports summer camps. Football, baseball and more.

Hometown Headlines Radio Edition, WRGA 98.7 FM (streaming)

Please join our guests from 7-9 a.m. today including:

  • At 7:40 a.m. Alana Ellenburg of Pepperell High and the school's Students Against Destructive Decisions chapter on a riveting, locally produced video that shows the deadly consequences of texting and driving.
  • At 8:10 a.m.: Dr. Ginger Mathis, vice president for academic affairs at Georgia Northwestern Technical College, on the new Catoosa campus opening in August.

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